13.3.2 de plus infinitive

We have already discussed the verbs that connect an infinitive with à. Now, the verbs connecting the infinitive with de.

  de plus infinitive
  jurer de = to swear to
Il jure de l' avoir fait.
    He swears to have done it. / He swears that he has done it.
  rêver de = to dream of
  Il rêve de ne plus être obligé de travailler.
    He dreams of not having to work anymore.
  regretter de = to regret to
  Il regrette de ne pas être venu avant.
    He regrets to not have come earlier.

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